Liverpool had targeted Werner, with Jürgen Klopp telling his board the Germany international would fit in well at Anfield. However, the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has forced the Premier League leaders to reconsider their budget and they are yet to bid for the 24-year-old, allowing Chelsea to take control of the race to sign one of the most prolific strikers in Europe. … [Read more...] about Chelsea set to beat Liverpool to £53m signing of RB Leipzig’s Timo Werner
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Players of Borussia Dortmund and Hertha Berlin went down on one knee before their game in tribute to George Floyd, whose death in US police custody has triggered protests around the world. Both teams gathered around the centre circle and knelt while the coaches and their staff on the benches also joined in. Lucien Favre’s side won 1-0 thanks to Emre Can’s second-half goal. Jadon Sancho showed some dazzling footwork throughout but two glaring misses almost cost Dortmund. … [Read more...] about Bundesliga: Bayern sink Leverkusen while Dortmund and Hertha take knee
Although Klopp has stuck faithfully to a 4-3-3 for much of the season to ensure he can fit Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane into his side, Fabinho and Keita now give him greater flexibility. … [Read more...] about New Liverpool signings Fabinho and Naby Keita will light up Anfield next season… but how will they play together?
Should the transfer go ahead, it would be something of a coup for Chelsea. For the past year, the speculation has been that Werner was on his way to Jürgen Klopp's Liverpool side. … [Read more...] about Germany striker Timo Werner poised to join Chelsea — reports
“We want to strengthen this squad and this squad is strong. The problem is how do you improve a strong squad on the transfer market? It works with money, obviously, but it never works only with money. You have to be creative and we try to be creative. We try to find solutions internally. And there is still a lot to come. We have three or four players who can make big, big steps. People will be afraid that these boys will get lazy [after winning the league]. These boys, like they showed against Crystal Palace, cannot get lazy. It is just not in their nature.” … [Read more...] about Jürgen Klopp backing youth to strengthen Liverpool’s squad